Tag: fan fiction

Group B: Harry Potter and Participatory Media

In this chapter of Convergence Culture, Henry Jenkins seeks to draw attention to a phenomenon which has managed to pervade recent media and discussions of media: participation. On all sides and at every level, the term participation has emerged as a governing concept, albeit one surrounded by conflicting expectations. Corporations imagine participation as something they can start and stop, channel…

Comics and Fan Fiction

  The word canon seems pretty important  in the comic world. But what happens when stories become so available among different platforms that the word canon becomes arbitrary?  Lets look at Marvel for example. Marvel is a company that has been on the covers of original comics  for decades, and not all authors of the same comic series have been…